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Study the biographies of people who have significantly influenced global change. Such people have appeared at all times throughout human history to give the world something new and unexplored.

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  • Hernando Cortes

    Hernando Cortes

    Hernando Cortes was born in 1485, and died on December 2, 1547 in Seville, Spain. Hernando was born in Medlin which is a dry area of Extremadura, located in Spain. His father Martin Cortes de Monroy was a military captain, and his mother Catalina Pizarro Altamirano had no job. Hernando attended the University of Salamanca, where he studied to be a lawyer, and also studied Latin for two years. Hernando left his school life early

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Herny Ford

    Herny Ford

    Henry Ford (1863-1947) Henry Ford was born in 1863 he is known as an American industrialist, and the pioneer of the automobile industry. It is said that Henry showed a great mechanical aptitude at an early age and left his father's farm at the age of 16 to work as an apprentice in a Detroit machine shop. Henry returned to his home very soon after he left, but after many experiments with power-driven vehicles, he

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • Herny Ford

    Herny Ford

    Henry Ford (1863-1947) Henry Ford was born in 1863 he is known as an American industrialist, and the pioneer of the automobile industry. It is said that Henry showed a great mechanical aptitude at an early age and left his father’s farm at the age of 16 to work as an apprentice in a Detroit machine shop. Henry returned to his home very soon after he left, but after many experiments with power-driven vehicles, he

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Hero

    Hero

    For most people, being a hero means wearing tights and having super powers that are on TV. For me heroes are unique individuals who constantly put people in their lives before themselves. They are devoted, strong-minded, unselfish, and willing to sacrifice for others. For that reason I chose my grandma, Mary Gilmer, over all my other heroes. She is the kind of person who makes me feel better when I get in trouble or when

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Hewlett-Packard Company

    Hewlett-Packard Company

    Organization Background Hewlett-Packard Company Hewlett-Packard Company is founded January 1, 1939. Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard is the partner. They decide the company’s name with a coin toss. Their company built in a Palo Alto garage. The company's first product was an audio oscillator. One of HP's first customers was Walt Disney Studios, which purchased eight oscillators to develop and test an innovative sound system for the movie Fantasia. HP steadily expands its European operations.

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Hi, This Is the Pro Topic for March

    Hi, This Is the Pro Topic for March

    Ahoy! Delbarton School When Pro Blocks March 2017 Overviews 3 A2: US Must Act Now 4 A2: Time for Peace 6 A2: Less Conflict Now 8 A2: Cooperation Now 9 A2: Only Option 11 A2: Pressure Effective 12 A2: International Recognition 14 A2: Israel Supports Two-State 16 A2: Palestine Supports Two-State 18 A2: Stops Conflict 19 A2: Solve Regional Conflict 20 A2: Decreases Terrorism 21 A2: Good for Palestine 22 A2: Good for Israel 23

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    Submitted: May 8, 2017 By: billybob23543
  • Hieronymus Bosch

    Hieronymus Bosch

    Hieronymus Bosch Horrendous torture, carnal mutilations, flying fish, the fires of hell, and the sinister depths of the human imagination are just a few of the illustrations found in the paintings of Bosch. Hieronymus van Aken, commonly known Bosch, is acknowledged worldwide as one of the most popular and most intriguing artists in history. A true master of symbolism, this paradox-riddled man was a herald in genre painting and landscaping. He was a painter rich

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mikki
  • High School Days

    High School Days

    High school is a strange time. After three years of trying to develop identity and friends in middle school, students are expected to mature immediately on the first day of ninth grade, but I never completely did this. I never fully realized in earlier grades how important high school success, as measured by GPS and credit, would be to my future life. As a result, I am applying to college with seemingly contradictory measures of

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Jessica
  • High School Experience

    High School Experience

    Football, to me, is more than just a game. I have probably learned more valuable lessons from it than from school. When I joined the team senior year, I didn’t realize what I was getting into. Even though I had been playing since fourth grade and knew it was hard work, nothing would prepare me for the effort I would put into football that year. We worked all summer in the weight room and ran

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Monika
  • Hip Hop Culture Essay

    Hip Hop Culture Essay

    Hip Hop Culture Essay Since the early to mid 90’s, hip-hop has undergone changes that purists would consider degenerating to its culture. At the root of these changes is what has been called “commercial hip-hop". Commercial hip-hop has deteriorated what so many emcees in the 80’s tried to build- a culture of music, dance, creativity, and artistry that would give people not only something to bob their head to, but also an avenue to express

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Yan
  • Hispanic American Diversity

    Hispanic American Diversity

    In America today, we are faced with several different minority groups arriving to the United States. The most common of all minority groups are the Hispanics. America is known for their language being English, but as the year’s approach, that language has faded and a new face in English language has taken over, it’s called Spanish. We as the people of America have become controversial over this major change, and due to that major

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Stenly
  • History of Journalism and Bob Woodward

    History of Journalism and Bob Woodward

    History of Journalism and Bob Woodward Journalism is a discipline of collecting, analyzing, verifying, and presenting news regarding current events, trends, issues and people. The certain individuals who practice journalism are called journalists. Journalism’s main goal in reporting events is to state who, what, when, where, why, and how, and to explain the significance of all. There are two main types of journalism which are print journalism and also broadcast journalism. Print journalism can include

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of McPenises

    History of McPenises

    Hello Lover, I've been thinking of you constantly.... The sound of your laugh. The way you smile. Even the way you watch over me, making sure I'm safe. And then, there are those other things... like our Lovemaking. Let me tell you of the things I so enjoy... The way you giggle when we play, and the way you taunt me. The feel of your firm body in my arms and your silken skin

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Top
  • History of the Ancient Olympic Games

    History of the Ancient Olympic Games

    Andrew Blue Mrs. Harris 18 March 2005 World History 1 History of the Ancient Olympic Games The Ancient Greek Olympics were not only sporting events, it was a celebration to honor the great and powerful Zeus. The Ancient Olympics were held every four years at the famous Olympia, a district of Elis, here all free Greek men were allowed to compete. The first record of the Olympic Games was held in 776 B.C. The main

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Hit

    Hit

    does it really badly. I live in a smallish town, and she moved here a few years ago from the other side of the state. She liked her last home better, so abuses my town at every chance she gets. It's always 'Typical Portland ignorance' or 'All Portlanders are bogans'. She says these things to mine and my friends' faces, all of whom have lived here most of our lives, but always says, 'Oh except

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Max
  • Hitler

    Hitler

    The young years: Adoph Hitler was born on April 20, 1889 and lived in south Austria. He left for high school at the age of twelve and did poorly and never did finish. In 1903, his father died when Hitler was only fourteen years old. In 1907, Hitler decided to leave for Vienna to attend the Academy School of Fine Arts. Due to his unsatisfactory drawings, Hitler failed to be accepted. Soon after that, he

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • Hitler

    Hitler

    Feeling that all was lost, Hitler shot himself on April 30, 1945. By orders formally given by him before his death, SS officers drenched Hitler's body in gasoline and burned it in the garden of the Chancellery……………… Soon after the suicide of Hitler, the German forces surrendered. The war was officially over; however, the world was only beginning to realize the extent of its horror. The rise and sudden fall of Hitler had an immense

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Bred
  • Hitler - a Great Leader

    Hitler - a Great Leader

    In my opinion, being a good leader firstly he should be able to take full advantage of favorable circumstance, able to rule the country under a chaotic situation. Besides he made attractive promises to gain popular support, skilled in using of propaganda, amoral. Moreover he should have the organizational ability and has the ambition to make his country powerful in the world. In addition, he could use his words to twist and manipulate the minds

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • Hitler and Hitler Biography

    Hitler and Hitler Biography

    Adolf Hitler was born April 20th, 1889 in Austria but moved to Germany and became a German politician that was soon to become the leader of the Nazi Party. Hitler became obsessed with German nationalism from a young age.[27] He expressed loyalty only to Germany, despising the declining Habsburg Monarchy and its rule over an ethnically diverse empire.[28][29] Hitler and his friends used the German greeting "Heil", and sang the German anthem "Deutschland Über Alles"

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    Submitted: February 23, 2015 By: Zerkyl
  • Hoarding the War - Creative Nonfiction Essay

    Hoarding the War - Creative Nonfiction Essay

    Hoarding the War Today my grandma is 83 years old. She lives with my mom, dad and me and aside from my mom waiting on her hand and foot I do some of the laboring work as well. I’m not always cynical about taking care of my grandma; I’ve been doing it since I was 12. I would wash her back every time she would take a bath. I don’t know if this is some

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    Submitted: May 16, 2015 By: Holly Ann
  • Holaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

    Holaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

    Libro: ECONOMETRÍA: MODELOS ECONOMÉTRICOS Y SERIES TEMPORALES con los paquetes TSP y TSP. Editorial Reverté (calle Loreto 13-15). Barcelona. España 1998. Autor: José Mª Caridad y Ocerin. ISBN 84-291-2613-9 (dos tomos) www.econometria.org Algunas de las fórmulas contenidas en este fichero así como en los ficheros de transparencias, se han realizado con el editor MathType profesional, por lo que al abrirlo desde Word pueden no mostrarse adecuadamente. Para que Word pueda mostrar correctamente estas fórmulas hay

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    Submitted: February 4, 2016 By: euheal
  • Holden as a Foil Ti Zooey

    Holden as a Foil Ti Zooey

    Holden as a foil ti Zooey By: E.S. Although they are the protagonists from two separate books, Franny Glass, a teenage girl in J.D. Salinger’s Franny and Zooey, and Holden Caufield, a young man in Salinger’s novel Catcher in the Rye, serve as foils to each other. Both suffer unnecessarily due to their interaction with those whom they are close to, due to their relationships with themselves, as well as due to their views on

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Victor
  • Holes by Louis Sachar

    Holes by Louis Sachar

    Holes by Louis Sachar Stanley Yelnats is an kid with bad luck coming from an ancient family curse. He is overweight, and unlikely to stick up for himself when challenged by the class bully. Even though he is a really big kid for his age. He was in the wrong place, at the wrong time when a stolen pair of shoes lands on him after being thrown over an over pass. Stanley later realizes

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Holiday

    Holiday

    D rough week is finali done and over with! to rush of adrenalin to meet deadlines and homeworks and test and many other things................finali, this has got to stop! i declared my own holiday for this thursday coz im goin home tomolo...i decided to turn my back onto 1 more day of torture...mmm, im luvin it. I can feel myself breathing more easily like wonderbra, i can feel my head became light like KAKA, i

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Holocaust Survivor Report

    Holocaust Survivor Report

    Holocaust Survivor Report During the Nazi regime the Nazis persecuted and jailed hundreds of Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, and political prisoners. In class we have read that millions of people died in the Holocaust but we were never able to truly comprehend, and learn the Holocaust until we have read an individual story such as Raoul Wallenberg’s . kmhIt is amazing what people have done and really makes you think what you would have done if

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Victor
  • Homeless

    Homeless

    Brandon Buzzeo Mr. Brown College Composition 12/17/2007 Beds for Everybody One of the major issues nationally is people who are becoming homeless and the fact that one third of the homeless population have served this country, which is around 195,000 veterans. Thats more than the death count of the Vietnam war. Most homeless people are male about three percent are women, most are single and come from disadvantaged backgrounds. It’s a major issue, this is

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Hoop Dreams

    Hoop Dreams

    Hoop Dreams Hoop Dreams is a story about two young men who want to become basketball players in the NBA. The author Ben Joravsky wrote the book. The idea for the book came from the documentary movie, Hoop Dreams, which is a true story. Arthur Agee and William Gates are the names of the two boys who were followed from eighth grade to twelve grade to do the movie. Arthur Agee was a 5'6 125

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Steve
  • Houdini

    Houdini

    Submit a two-three paged paper which answers the following questions.Why are ethical issues a major concern in organizations?What individual influences impact ethical behavior?How can organizations influence ethical behavior in employees?Use a recent article from the Wall Street Journal, or other reputable publication, for an example of ethical issues being addressed by a corporation today. Topic Identification In this rapidly changing business environment, today's workforce continues to grow culturally. Diversity is a new concept that shapes

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    Submitted: May 16, 2011 By: thomassac10
  • How Can Exemplary Term Papers Help You Write Your Own?

    How Can Exemplary Term Papers Help You Write Your Own?

    How Can Exemplary Term Papers Help You Write Your Own? Whether you're a freshman undergrad writing your first general overview, a Phd candidate proposing your dissertation topic, or an adult student returning for your masters' degree after many years, deciding what to write and how to put it together can be more frustrating than any other part of your academic career. No matter how clearly your professor explained the importance of narrowing down a thesis,

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • How Can Starbucks Increase Customer Satisfaction While Growing at the Same Time?

    How Can Starbucks Increase Customer Satisfaction While Growing at the Same Time?

    Statement of the Problem: How can Starbucks increase customer satisfaction while growing at the same time? Solution: After evaluating each alternative (Exhibit 2), I recommend that Starbucks invest $40 million per year to increase labor hours per store in order to solve the problem with the quality of service. Starbucks should also set up an internal strategic marketing team. This will allow Starbucks to have a proactive feedback of customer satisfaction and hence faster improvement.

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Kevin
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